The Sea

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“When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” — Rainer Maria Rilke

The Dead Unknown wins Emmy Award

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The multimedia investigative project, The Dead Unknown, won the Emmy Award for new approaches in current news.  Produced by Michael Schiller, reporter G.W. Schultz and a team from Reveal – including myself, who was the Director of Photography – the project examines an unsolved death in Harlan, Kentucky.

Screening schedule for The Return documentary

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  After four years of multiple trips to Poland and over a year of post-production, The Return, a film I shot with director Adam Zucker about four young women who discover their Jewish roots after being raised Catholic in Poland, starts its festival run in New York this month. Before World War Two, Poland’s 3.5 million Jews made the country … Read More

Lessons learned in VC apply elsewhere

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I follow Fred Wilson’s blog AVC pretty regularly.  He’s a VC with Union Square Ventures, which has companies such as Tumblr, Etsy, SoundCloud and Hailo in their portfolio.  One of Fred’s recent posts was about what he learned from USV’s outgoing analyst Brian Watson, who wrote a fabulous piece on Medium titled, Post-Money Evaluations: What I’ve Learned from Two Years at … Read More

Hunger in the Valley of Plenty wins Emmy Award

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It’s an honor to be part of the incredible team that won an Emmy Award for the documentary, Hunger in the Valley of Plenty.  The film examines the paradox of food insecurity in California’s farm-rich San Joaquin Valley.  Congratulations to my talented colleagues Natasha Del Toro, Sasha Khokha, David Ritsher, Shirley Gutierrez and the staffs at KQED and The Center for … Read More

“IDA”

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A beautiful new film about a young nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, makes a shocking discovery about her past.

Welcome to my site

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Welcome to my site Thank you for visiting my personal website.  If you would like to know more about me and my work, please visit the links to the about page and the filmography page.